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China’s Great Leap Backward

The country has become repressive in a way that it has not been since the Cultural Revolution. What does its darkening political climate—and growing belligerence—mean for the United States?<p>What if China is going bad? Since early last year I have been asking people inside and outside China versions …

China

Climate Change Outcomes of the 2016 Strategic and Economic Dialogue

Many of the new climate change-related developments within the Strategic and Economic Dialogue emerged from a summit that brought U.S. and Chinese …

Climate

IMF calls for carbon levy on ships and planes

<b>Influential financial body estimates US$30 a tonne tax on emissions from international transport could have raised $25 billion in 2014</b><p>International …

Climate

Ice sheets may be hiding vast reservoirs of powerful greenhouse gas

The study indicates that under the frigid weight of Barents Sea Ice sheet, which covered northern Eurasia some 22 000 years ago, significant amounts …

UK A Major Green Finance Hub, As London Announces Green Finance Initiative

<b>Published on</b> January 18th, 2016 | <i>by Joshua S Hill</i><p>0<p>January 18th, 2016 by <b>Joshua S Hill</b><p>A new report has hailed the United Kingdom as a fast-growing …

Fossil Fuel Subsidies Cost $5 Trillion Annually and Worsen Pollution

Global energy subsidies, including the social and environmental costs associated with heavily subsidized fossil fuels, are costing the world’s …

Fossil Fuels

Increasing risk of compound flooding from storm surge and rainfall for major US cities | Nature Climate Change

Weather

Warming of oceans due to climate change is unstoppable, say US scientists

Seas will continue to warm for centuries even if manmade greenhouse gas emissions were frozen at today’s levels, say US government scientists<p>The warming of the oceans due to climate change is now unstoppable after record temperatures last year, bringing additional sea-level rise, and raising the …

Global Warming

In Kentucky, talk of a 'war on coal' gives way to hope for new economy | Reuters

HARLAN COUNTY, KY (Reuters) - When Dan Mosley became head of Kentucky’s Harlan County government this year, he promised - like those elected before him - to defend the state’s beleaguered coal industry. But Mosley also vowed to do something else for his county: help build a new economy based on …

Fossil Fuels

Obama: Climate Deniers in Congress Are Undermining Our Troops

Speaking to graduating cadets at the US Coast Guard Academy on Wednesday, President Obama once again outlined his administration's case for ambitious …

Climate

Hukou reform: Beijing abolishes "agricultural" residence class, but rural-urban split remains

article<p>Long way from home<p>https://chinaeconomicreview.com/hukou-reform-beijing-abolishes-agricultural-residence-class-rural-urban-split-remains/<p>China …

Analysis: Fossil Fuel Exploration and the Green Climate Fund - Oil Change International

<b>Oil Change International & Overseas Development Institute, December 2014</b><p>At the end of the first week of UNFCCC climate talks in Lima, Oil Change …

A Guide to the Lima Climate Change Talks

The most crucial battles in the fight against climate change are unfolding now in Lima, Peru. That's where negotiators from around the world are …

Climate

Canada’s Green Energy Sector Now Employs More People Than Its Tar Sands

Between 2009 and 2013, employment in Canada’s clean energy sector increased by 37 percent — meaning it now supplies more jobs than the country’s …

India to pledge giant solar expansion at COP20 in Lima

<b>NEW DELHI:</b> At the ongoing global climate talks, India – the third biggest CO2 emitter in the world – is expected to pledge to <b>boost its solar power</b> …

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Abundant natural gas may do little to reduce U.S. emissions, study suggests

Natural gas is being touted as the climate-friendlier fuel that the United States can use to wean itself off coal, which releases twice the amount of …

CEO of Royal Dutch Shell: Climate change discussion ‘has gone into la-la land’

The Post spoke last Friday to Ben van Beurden, the chief executive officer of Royal Dutch Shell, one of the world's largest oil and gas companies with $451 billion in revenue and and $16.5 billion in profit in 2013. Van Beurden, a chemical engineer who joined Shell in 1983, became chief executive …

SaskPower promotes carbon capture to coal industry

A SaskPower executive says coal-fired power plants can go green using a new carbon-capture technology under development.<p>The Saskatchewan power …

Oil & Gas Industry

Halcon’s Wilson Drills More Debt Than Oil in Shale Bet

Floyd Wilson raps his fingertips against the polished conference table. He’s just been asked, for a second time, how he reacted when his Halcon …

Coal prices feel the heat as China mulls import ban

But it was not all bad news for steam coal. Indonesia, the world's biggest exporter of coal, dropped its exports by 2.4 per cent year on year, which …

Exports

UN releases full list of the 125 world leaders who will be attending Climate Summit

<b>LONDON:</b> The United Nations (UN) has published a list revealing the 125 countries which will be represented by their heads of state and government or …

We Mean Business: Chat live to leaders of pioneering climate collaboration Sandrine Dixson-Decleve, Aron Cramer and Mark Kenber

<b>LONDON:</b> The Climate Group will host its next Twitter Q&A on <b>September 17</b> with three senior executives of a pioneering new coalition called We Mean …

EPA’s plan on climate change fills a void as Congress does nothing

THE ENVIRONMENTAL Protection Agency began marathon public hearings July 29 on its new climate-change plan. “This week,” the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Frances Beinecke predicted before the sessions, “we’ll hear loud and clear that the American people are strongly behind the EPA’s …

A climate for change: The country’s sinking debate over global warming

THE NATIONAL debate on climate change has devolved.<p>By the late 1990s, big U.S. businesses were beginning to accept that greenhouse gases must be wrung out of the economy. In the 2000s, prominent Republicans such as Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) and Gov. Mitt Romney (Mass.) proposed aggressive …